Contact the Licensing Team

Westminster City Council is the largest licensing authority in the United Kingdom. It receives and processes in excess of 10,000 licence applications per year, and issues licences and other permissions under the provisions of over 60 different statutory licensing regimes.

The council has two licensing teams consisting of over 25 experienced licensing practitioners:

Licensing

The licensing team manages the vast majority of licensing regimes the council is responsible for. The team also acts as a responsible authority for alcohol, entertainment, late night refreshment and gambling premises licences.

  • licensing@westminster.gov.uk
  • phone: 020 7641 6500
  • address: Licensing Team, Westminster City Hall, 4th Floor, 64 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QP

Street trading

The street trading team is responsible for applications for street trading, market stalls, and tables and chairs licences on the highway. The team is also responsible for managing and developing the council’s markets.

  • streettradinglicensing@westminster.gov.uk
  • for general street trading information and queries or if you are an existing licence holder, please call 020 7641 6500
  • to book a casual trading pitch, call 020 7641 7010 (this is the only way to book your pitch)
  • address: Licensing Team, Westminster City Hall, 4th Floor, 64 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QP

Last updated: 20 June 2017
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